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YesterYear Top 10s

below are the weekly national top ten hits from 30, 40, 50, 60 and 70 years ago
as reported by the music industry's two major trade publications
Billboard and Cash Box

charts updated today are displayed in yellow

view the charts side-by-side (with smaller fonts)


BILLBOARD - MARCH 28, 1987 - 30 YEARS AGO
  1 Lean On Me - Club Nouveau
  2 Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship
  3 Let's Wait Awhile - Janet Jackson
  4 Tonight, Tonight, Tonight - Genesis
  5 Mandolin Rain - Bruce Hornsby and the Range
  6 Somewhere Out There - Linda Ronstadt and James Ingram
  7 Come Go With Me - Expose
  8 The Final Countdown - Europe
  9 Don't Dream It's Over - Crowded House
 10 I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) - Aretha Franklin and George Michael

CASH BOX - MARCH 28, 1987 - 30 YEARS AGO
  1 Lean On Me - Club Nouveau
  2 Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship
  3 Let's Wait Awhile - Janet Jackson
  4 Mandolin Rain - Bruce Hornsby and the Range
  5 Somewhere Out There - Linda Ronstadt and James Ingram
  6 Tonight, Tonight, Tonight - Genesis
  7 Jacob's Ladder - Huey Lewis and the News
  8 Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
  9 Come Go With Me - Expose
 10 The Final Countdown - Europe



BILLBOARD - MARCH 26, 1977 - 40 YEARS AGO
  1 Rich Girl - Daryl Hall and John Oates
  2 Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen) - Barbra Streisand
  3 Dancing Queen - Abba
  4 Don't Give Up On Us - David Soul
  5 Don't Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston
  6 Fly Like An Eagle - The Steve Miller Band
  7 Night Moves - Bob Seger
  8 The Things We Do For Love - 10cc
  9 I Like Dreamin' - Kenny Nolan
 10 Torn Between Two Lovers - Mary MacGregor

CASH BOX - MARCH 26, 1977 - 40 YEARS AGO
  1 Rich Girl - Daryl Hall and John Oates
  2 Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen) - Barbra Streisand
  3 Dancing Queen - Abba
  4 Don't Give Up On Us - David Soul
  5 Don't Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston
  6 The Things We Do For Love - 10cc
  7 Carry On Wayward Son - Kansas
  8 Torn Between Two Lovers - Mary MacGregor
  9 I Like Dreamin' - Kenny Nolan
 10 So In To You - Atlanta Rhythm Section



BILLBOARD - MARCH 25, 1967 - 50 YEARS AGO
  1 Happy Together - The Turtles
  2 Dedicated To The One I Love - The Mamas and The Papas
  3 Penny Lane - The Beatles
  4 There's A Kind Of Hush - Herman's Hermits
  5 Baby I Need Your Lovin' - Johnny Rivers
  6 Sock It To Me Baby - Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels
  7 For What It's Worth - Buffalo Springfield
  8 My Cup Runneth Over - Ed Ames
  9 Love Is Here And Now You're Gone - The Supremes
 10 Ruby Tuesday - The Rolling Stones

CASH BOX - MARCH 25, 1967 - 50 YEARS AGO
  1 Penny Lane - The Beatles
  2 Happy Together - The Turtles
  3 There's A Kind Of Hush - Herman's Hermits
  4 Dedicated To The One I Love - The Mamas and The Papas
  5 Ruby Tuesday - The Rolling Stones
  6 Sock It To Me Baby - Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels
  7 Baby I Need Your Lovin' - Johnny Rivers
  8 Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye - The Casinos
  9 My Cup Runneth Over - Ed Ames
 10 For What It's Worth - Buffalo Springfield



BILLBOARD - MARCH 23, 1957 - 60 YEARS AGO
  1 Young Love - Tab Hunter
  2 Teen-Age Crush - Tommy Sands
  3 Party Doll - Buddy Knox
  4 Round And Round - Perry Como
  5 Butterfly - Charlie Gracie
  6 I'm Walkin' - Fats Domino
  7 Too Much - Elvis Presley
  8 Banana Boat (Day-O) - Harry Belafonte
  9 Marianne - Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders
 10 Butterfly - Andy Williams

CASH BOX - MARCH 23, 1957 - 60 YEARS AGO
  1 Young Love - Tab Hunter
  2 Teen-Age Crush - Tommy Sands
  3 Marianne - Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders
  4 Butterfly - Charlie Gracie : Williams
  5 Round And Round - Perry Como
  6 Party Doll - Buddy Knox
  7 Too Much - Elvis Presley
  8 I'm Walkin' - Fats Domino
  9 Banana Boat (Day-O) - Harry Belafonte
 10 Don't Forbid Me - Pat Boone



BILLBOARD - MARCH 29, 1947 - 70 YEARS AGO
  1 Heartaches - Ted Weems
  2 Anniversary Song - Al Jolson
  3 Managua, Nicaragua - Freddy Martin
  4 Anniversary Song - Dinah Shore
  5 Anniversary Song - Tex Beneke with the Glenn Miller Orchestra
  6 Guilty - Margaret Whiting
  7 Linda - Ray Noble and his Orchestra with Buddy Clark
  8 Anniversary Song - Guy Lombardo
  9 How Are Things In Glocca Mora - Dick Haymes
 10 Managua, Nicaragua - Guy Lombardo

CASH BOX - MARCH 24, 1947 - 70 YEARS AGO
  1 Anniversary Song - Al Jolson : Shore: Beneke-Miller : Lombardo
  2 Managua, Nicaragua - Freddy Martin : Lombardo
  3 Heartaches - Ted Weems
  4 (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons - The King Cole Trio
  5 Guilty - Margaret Whiting
  6 How Are Things In Glocca Mora - Dick Haymes
  7 Open The Door, Richard! - Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five
  8 Linda - Ray Noble and his Orchestra with Buddy Clark
  9 I'll Close My Eyes - Andy Russell
 10 A Gal In Calico - Tex Beneke with the Glenn Miller Orchestra